Download Article Data use and an individual’s rights have become very topical with the increasing number of data breaches that impact us as individuals, including reports on data issues in the health sector. Take the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica problems as an example. The Facebook–Cambridge Analytica data scandal was a major political
The deadline for opting-out of My Health Record is fast approaching. If you don't already have a My Health Record, and do not want one created for you, you will need to opt-out by 15 November 2018. You can do this online. You will need to have you Medicare card and driver licence (or other form
The Federal Court penalised travel agency Getaway Escapes over $300,000 and its director $25,000 for breaching their obligations under the Do Not Call Register Act 2006 (Cth) (‘Act’) and the Telemarketing and Research Calls Industry Standard 2007 (‘Standard’) in 2016. This record fine suggests that the Australian Communications Media Authority (ACMA) is serious about
In 2013 we did a series of blogs demystifying big data. We looked at what big data is, how big data is used and recommended some big data best practices. Since 2013 the big data industry has continued to grow exponentially. A Gartner survey, conducted in 2015, showed that over 75% of companies had already
Cloud computing has many benefits for business and government – it is cost-effective, easily accessible and scalable and infinitely customisable. However, the growth of cloud computing has also created new security challenges. An understanding of what the cloud actually is and how it works is crucial to understanding the security risks which it poses and how these risks can be managed.